Twitter Widgets for API v1.1 (2013)
If your Twitter widgets are suddenly blank with no tweets inside them, you need to get new ones using the new Twitter API v1.1 (application program interface). A basic widget is fairly easy to create for a user timeline, a list timeline, or a search term. Log on to your twitter account, then:
When you create a widget, you can customize it to fit your website design by adding attributes to tag "A" for width, length, link colour, transparency, header, footer, borders, border colour, scrollbars, number of tweets, and more. Here are the A attributes added to each widget example. Note that a tweet limit removes the scrollbar. Using a footer (default) allows you to load more tweets in a Search Widget.
Feed @manotickdir (5)Tweets by @patdrummond
Search "Manotick"Tweets about "Manotick"
Search "boating" no footerTweets about "boating"
Arranging several widgets on a page:
The styling of the three widgets using CSS code allows them to display beside each other on a web page if the screen is wide enough. Change the width of your browser window to see how it works.
The PDQ Library is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.